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Utah’s Hogle Zoo “Cats and Cocoa” event

Jan 27, 2023, 3:30 PM

January 28 at Uta's Hogle Zoo is its Cats and Cocoa event, where families can learn more about the ...

January 28 at Uta's Hogle Zoo is its Cats and Cocoa event, where families can learn more about the endangered cats of the zoo. (Photo credit: Hogle Zoo)

(Photo credit: Hogle Zoo)

SALT LAKE CITY — This Saturday, Utah’s Hogle Zoo is sharing what makes the zoo’s cats unique with an event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. 

That’s not all, complimentary hot cocoa, education discussions and animal enrichment will take place at the event. 

At the zoo, some of the cats are critically endangered species. For example, the Amur leopard numbers are less than 100 in the wild.

Furthermore, Amur tigers, black-footed cats and African lions also help make up the zoo’s vulnerable cats. 

The event is a part of general admission or zoo membership. 

For more information on the event, click here

Resident snow leopard at Utah’s Hogle Zoo

Event breakdown: 

  • Lion carcass feed and Amur leopard enrichment, 10:30 a.m. 
  • Amur tiger training, 11 a.m. 
  • Snow leopard enrichment, 11:30 a.m. 
  • Pallas cat keeper chat, noon 
  • Amur tiger keeper chat, 12:30 p.m. 
  • Sand cat keeper chat and snow leopard training, 1 p.m. 

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Utah’s Hogle Zoo “Cats and Cocoa” event